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Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:54 am
I have had the privilege of buying multiple knives from you in the past.
I am in the precess of replacing a 15 year old Kasumi 5 inch utility knife that is close to the #82012 knife here.
I was thinking of the Misono UX10 series but they have a single bevel. Cheaper single bevel knives that I have used drive me nuts.
I assume that this knife is much better.
I have purchased Takayuki Hammered Damascus and Tojiro knives from you in the past.
I am retired and enjoy cooking as my daily activity.
I am looking for a 5 inch utility knife that I won't want to replace for another 10 - 15 years.
Your recommendations would be appreciated.
Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:59 am
There are a bunch of good choices on the site.
Would you like to try a wa handle? They're fun to use and I like them a lot. Also, do you want stainless or would you like to try carbon steel or stainless clad around carbon?
This little Kikuichi is an excellent one if you want stainless wa handle: http://www.chefknivestogo.com/kiswwadape15.html
If you want stainless with a western handle try this Hiromoto with G3 Stainless steel: http://www.chefknivestogo.com/higi15pe.html
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:40 am
The Misono UX10 is not single bevel...it's asymetrically ground slightly to the right bias....but definitely not single bevel.
I do like the Hiromoto G3 recommendation, but another good one is the Masamoto VG:http://www.chefknivestogo.com/masamoto- ... knife.html
Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:28 pm
I have handled a few of the Hiromotos and really like them, it will probably be my next purchase through CKTG.
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:30 pm
Melampus--> Is that a hint?!
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